GANDHINAGAR, Gujarat–IIT Gandhinagar is hosting an Overseas Indian Conclave on Higher Education on Feb. 22-23, 2019 at IIT Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
The Conclave will celebrate IITGN’s overseas supporters and brainstorm on ways to engage more widely and deeply with overseas Indians and global professionals who are keen to advance India’s educational stature on the global stage.
“Over the years, IITGN has benefitted immensely from the support of several overseas Indians who are excited by its innovative programs and keen to contribute to educational development back home,” said IIT Gandhinagar Director Prof. Sudhir Jain. “We look forward to exploring innovative ways to engage with overseas Indians in advancing higher education in the country.”
The Conclave will feature intellectually stimulating discussions on various aspects of overseas Indian contributions to Indian higher education. Heritage visits of Ahmedabad, India’s only UNESCO World Heritage City, and Lothal, a Harappan-era site, as well as tours of IITGN’s labs, research centers and physical facilities are also planned.
NRIs, returned NRIs, PIOs, and overseas professionals from various backgrounds and professions, such as education, business, finance, technology, healthcare, hospitality, transportation, retail and wholesale trade, arts, etc. will be attending the Conclave. Additional information about the Conclave is available in the attached brochure and online at events.iitgn.ac.in/2019/overseas-conclave/
The Institute invites nominations from overseas Indians for the Conclave and will provide complimentary local hospitality, transportation and on-campus accommodation to all participants.